Presentation on theme: "Vocabulary Week 26. Word 1: Strategy Def: A plan of action Sent: Johnny had a strategy to become a rock star. He would be Mister Gaga."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary Week 26
Word 1: Strategy Def: A plan of action Sent: Johnny had a strategy to become a rock star. He would be Mister Gaga.
Word 2: Commendable Def: Worthy of being noticed and of excellent quality Sent: Johnny’s determination was commendable, but his idea was not.
Word 3: Rigorous Def: Very strict and demanding Sent: Johnny rigorously listened to Lady Gaga every free moment he had.
Word 4: Depressed Def: Feeling extremely sad Sent: Johnny became depressed when his friends laughed at his Mister Gaga idea.
Word 5: Surveillance Def: To keep a close watch over something, often with cameras taping the area Sent: Johnny even went so far as to set up surveillance cameras at Lady Gaga’s house.
Word 6: Hostile Def: Aggressive and wanting to harm Sent: Johnny became hostile towards his friends when they continued to laugh at him.
Word 7: Alliance Def: Agreement between countries, groups or people to help support each other Sent: Johnny sent a letter asking Lady Gaga to form an alliance and even sing together.
Word 8: Condescending Def: Look down on others in an arrogant way Sent: Johnny became angry when Lady Gaga condescendingly said there was no way they would become a team.
Word 9: Flimsy Def: Easily broken because it is inferior constructed, poor quality, lacking strength Sent: Johnny slowly realized his chances of becoming a rock super star were flimsy.
Word 10: Moron Def: A stupid person who lacks good judgment Sent: Johnny’s best friend told him he was a moron for thinking he could be Mister Gaga.
Word 11:Nomad / Nomadic Def: A person who continually moves and has no permanent home Sent: Johnny decided to leave and live a nomadic life on the road singing.
Word 12: Endeavor Def: To try to do or attempt to do something Sent: Johnny would continue to endeavor to be a rock star no matter what.
Word 13: Subdue Def: To bring under control, repress Sent: Police came and subdued Johnny so he could not leave. He was only 14!
Word 14: Imitation / Imitate Def: Not a real copy, not authentic Sent: People told Johnny there was only one Lady Gaga and that he was only a bad imitation of her.
Word 15: Clench Def: To close your hand tightly Sent: Johnny clenched the his fist and hollered “ I am Mister Gaga.”
Word 16: Glossy Def: Having a smooth, shiny surface Sent: Johnny kept a glossy picture of Lady Gaga in his left pocket next to his heart.
Word 17:Patriotic / Patriot Def: a person who loves his country and is willing to defend it Sent: Johnny was a patriotic boy who loved his country as much as he loved Lady Gaga.
Word 18: Consult Def: To seek advice from Sent: Johnny finally consulted with a music producer who convinced him to be himself.
Word 19: Industrious Def: Hard working Sent: Johnny became industrious at creating a new unique style of music.
Word 20: Radical Def: A person who believes social change is necessary, rejects old ways of thinking Sent: Johnny created a new radical music by mixing Jazz with the sound of a toilet flushing which made him famous instantly.